10 Notable alumni of
Talladega College

Talladega College is 2833rd in the world, 957th in North America, and 908th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from Talladega College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Nikema Williams

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    Nikema Williams
    Born in
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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nikema Natassha Williams is an American politician and political executive serving as the representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. The district includes almost three-fourths of Atlanta. She was a member of the Georgia State Senate for the 39th district before her house campaign. She is also the chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Williams served as one of 16 electors for Georgia in the Electoral College following the 2020 United States presidential election.

  2. Brenda Snipes

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    Brenda Snipes
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    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    officialteacher
    Biography

    Brenda Calhoun Snipes was the Supervisor of Elections for Broward County, Florida. She was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush in 2003. Snipes is registered as a Democrat. Broward County encompasses the 20th, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th congressional districts.

  3. Nikky Finney

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    Nikky Finney
    Born in
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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Nikky Finney is an American poet. She was the Guy Davenport Endowed Professor of English at the University of Kentucky for twenty years. In 2013, she accepted a position at the University of South Carolina as the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature. An alumna of Talladega College, and author of four books of poetry and a short story cycle, Finney is an advocate for social justice and cultural preservation. Her honors include the 2011 National Book Award for Head Off & Split.

  4. William R. Harvey

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    William R. Harvey
    Born in
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    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    William Robert Harvey is an American educator, academic administrator, and businessman who has served as president of Hampton University since 1978. He is the longest serving president in the school's history. Harvey became the first African-American owner in the soft drink bottling industry when he and his wife, Norma Baker Harvey, purchased a Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company franchise together in 1986.

  5. Maxie Clarence Maultsby, Jr

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    Maxie Clarence Maultsby, Jr
    Born in
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    Years
    1932-2016 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Talladega College
    In 1953 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    Maxie Clarence Maultsby Jr. was an American psychiatrist, author of several books on emotional and behavioral self-management, Elected Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists. He is the founder of the method of psychotherapy called Rational Behavior Therapy, the emotional self-help technique called Rational Self-Counseling, and the New Self-Help Alcoholic Relapse Prevention Treatment Method. He was an Emeritus Professor at the College of Medicine at Howard University in Washington D.C.

  6. Margaret Bush Wilson

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    Margaret Bush Wilson
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    Years
    1919-2009 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Margaret Bush Wilson was an American lawyer and activist. Wilson broke many barriers as an African-American woman throughout her professional career.

  7. Jeral Davis

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    Jeral Davis
    Born in
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    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jeral Davis is an American professional basketball player for Gaiteros del Zulia of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto in Venezuela.

  8. Carol Brice

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    Carol Brice
    Born in
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    Years
    1918-1985 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Carol Brice was an American contralto. Born in Sedalia, North Carolina, she studied at Palmer Memorial Institute and later at Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she received a Bachelor of Music in 1939. She continued her studies at the Juilliard School of Music from 1939 to 1943. She attracted considerable attention for her role in a 1939 production of The Hot Mikado at the New York World's Fair, where she worked with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Brice made her recital debut in 1943, that year becoming the first African-American to win the Walter Naumburg Award. Her concerts often featured the piano accompaniment of her brother, Jonathan Brice.

  9. Alma Smith Jacobs

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    Alma Smith Jacobs
    Born in
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    Years
    1916-1997 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Alma Smith Jacobs was the first African American to serve as Montana State Librarian. She served as Head Librarian at the Great Falls Public Library from 1954–1973, and in 1973 was named Montana State Librarian, serving until 1981.

  10. George Williamson Crawford

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    George Williamson Crawford
    Years
    1877-1972 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    George Williamson Crawford was a lawyer, public servant and an activist for African-American civil rights in New Haven, Connecticut.